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Markham Campus art installation an expression of positive change

Sep 30, 2022
Markham Campus art installation an expression of positive change
An art installation unveiled on Sept. 28 at York University’s Markham Campus highlights how amazing things happen when diverse communities work together to create positive change.

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Welcome to YFile’s New Faces feature issue

Sep 29, 2022
Welcome to YFile’s New Faces feature issue
Welcome to YFile’s New Faces Feature Issue 2022. In this special issue, YFile introduces new faculty members joining the York University community and highlights those with new appointments.

My Secret Life: York philosophy professor is a first-degree black belt in karate

Sep 21, 2022
My Secret Life: York philosophy professor is a first-degree black belt in karate
Patrick Phillips, an assistant professor in the Department of Philosophy in the Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies, combines the rigours of the academy with an ancient and revered form of martial arts and through his journey, he is changing lives.

Celebrating five years: a Q-and-A with President Rhonda Lenton

Sep 18, 2022
Celebrating five years: a Q-and-A with President Rhonda Lenton
York University President and Vice-Chancellor Rhonda Lenton recently celebrated an important milestone, and completed her first five-year term as president. As she turns her focus to setting priorities for the next five years, she took a moment to meet with YFile to look back at how the University, and the president, have changed.

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Innovation York’s Commercialization Fellowships open to applicants

Innovation York’s Commercialization Fellowships open to applicants

Sep 27, 2022
The fellowship is open to post-graduate students and post-doctoral Fellows with approval from their academic supervisor. It provides $7,500 in funding to support commercialization of research.
York study shows long-term weight loss success requires multiple attempts

York study shows long-term weight loss success requires multiple attempts

Sep 27, 2022
Gaining back pounds as soon as a diet is over is all too common for people attempting to lose weight (often characterized as a failure of the individual, indicative of a lack of willpower and discipline), but a new study from scholars in York University’s Faculty of Health, find such regressions are learning experiences – and may even be necessary steps toward sustained weight loss and improved overall health.
York professor partners with Town of Penetanguishene to develop park focused on climate change solutions

York professor partners with Town of Penetanguishene to develop park focused on climate change solutions

Sep 24, 2022
The innovative Climate Change Solutions Park will also served to build community awareness of reconciliation and Indigenous knowledge.

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AMPD celebrates a ‘Year of the Arts’

AMPD celebrates a ‘Year of the Arts’

Sep 24, 2022
From September 2022 to May 2023, the York University School of the Arts, Media, Performance & Design (AMPD) will host a Year of the Arts to celebrate the power of imagination in creating positive local and global change.